Manufacturing Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist

Location: Burnaby, BC

We are looking for a Manufacturing Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist to manage the acquisition and flow of purchased materials and equipment including strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, purchasing, warehousing, in-house and external logistics to support the manufacturing function.

Key Responsibilities:
Procurement: Ensures efficient and accurate specification, forecasting, quality inspection, production and prototyping of parts; identifies and qualifies new suppliers; leads negotiations and manages contracts and supply agreements; drives partner relationships between supplies and company; specifies and maintains Lean supply chain systems from manual Kanban to MRP/ERP integration; ensures Lean system fill quantities with zero shortfalls mentality; leads resolution process for contract shortfalls and leads supplier feedback system.

Manufacturing: Oversees warehouse management.


  • Education: Formal training in Supply Chain and Logistics to include Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques
  • Experience: At least 7 years of experience in sourcing/procurement/vendor management and logistics in a Lean Manufacturing environment. Experience in the implementation of a Kanban based system critical. Experience in the Supply Chain implementation of an ERP / MRP system highly desirable.
  • PMAC/SCMA designation or comparable desirable.
  • Demonstrated negotiation, organizational, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, strategic thinking, planning and decision making skills.
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with internal teams and external suppliers.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of initiative.
  • Good time management, with ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to make sound recommendations.
  • Ability to travel, i.e. hold valid passport.

As a team member you will work in a safety-first environment while enjoying competitive benefits, supportive co-workers, and interesting challenges to solve. You will grow through challenging work with diverse, talented people and by finding endless opportunities to learn and engage.

If you want to take the next step in your career, send your resume to [email protected] with “Procurement/Supply Chain” in the subject line. For more information about Inventys, please visit You can also connect with us on Facebook or Twitter @inventysinc.